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date: 15 October 2019

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This article discusses the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a musical group composed of various musicians from Palestine and other Middle Eastern countries. They show how music is a thing of the world, through their performances of works by various composers, such as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The article takes a look at the double agenda of the Divan, its pedagogical transformations, and their translations, techniques, and use of melancholy.

Keywords: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, double agenda, pedagogical transformations, melancholy, translations, techniques

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